The Buzz: Record Prices, Blow-Off Top?

The Buzz: Record Prices, Blow-Off Top?

Corn and soybeans make history while end users and sellers start to show signs of panic.

Market Analyst Arlan Suderman and Senior Editor Bryce Knorr have seen plenty of history made in recent years. Nonetheless, the move to record prices created some new, eye-popping benchmarks. While much rationing of short 2012 crops will be needed, signs the market was entering a crucial new phase were also emerging. Our marketing team talks over the outlook, and what you need to do about it.

Watch their conversation by clicking on the video link below.

Arlan Suderman is Market Analyst for Farm Futures magazine and FarmFutures.com. He has served on the staff of Farm Progress Cos. since May 2000, providing market analysis and commentary for its family of 18 state and regional publications. His Afternoon Recap provides market analysis on this site each afternoon that the grain trade is open. Suderman also provides real-time market commentary via Twitter at twitter.com/ArlanFF101. Suderman brings a wealth of hands-on experience to the table after completing his Certified Crop Advisor status in 1997 while serving in the Kansas Extension Service.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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